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Mastering Knife Skills in Wood– Spoon Carving

Sat, 16 Feb 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Start knife carving in wood - it's amazing what you can do with just a small axe and a couple of knives. Working with green unseasoned wood you will learn to use really...

£75

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Novice

0 spaces available

Introduction to Lovely Leatherwork - Belt + Coin Purse

Fri, 22 Feb 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Leather worker Ruth Pullan specialises in creating hand stitched bags and accessories using high quality British materials. Join her for this leatherwork workshop which will give you the basic skills needed for leatherwork....

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

More Leatherwork - Make a Small Satchel Style Bag

Sat, 23 Feb 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join leatherworker Ruth Pullan for an intensive day learning to make a small hand stitched satchel style leather bag - probably slightly larger than the one depicted but please note the slightly longer...

£85

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Intermediate

4 spaces available

Willow Seedpod Lanterns

Fri, 8 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn the basic skills and forms of lantern building, and all about the properties of willow and paper. Produce a beautiful seed-pod inspired lantern which will incorporate battery powered LED lighting, suitable for...

£85

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - MOVED

Sat, 9 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

DUE TO AN UNFORESEEN DIARY CLASH -THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN MOVED TO 12 MAY Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Making Traditional Moulded Silk Roses

Sun, 10 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join milliner Claire Spooner for a fun & relaxed workshop, using silk & traditional tools to make beautiful spectacular traditionally moulded silk flowers from which you can make two unique corsages. Each person...

£75

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Willow Baskets - Make A Traditional Round Hedgerow Basket

Sun, 10 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Working with willow and other hedgerow plants this workshop will guide you through the fascinating process of willow weaving, and by the end of the day you'll have created your own unique basket....

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Bookbinding - Make a Simple Hardback Book

Fri, 15 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding by bookmaker Kate Bowles. You will create a simple hardback book using traditional methods. Kate will guide you through...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Sugar and Salt Scrubs for Eco Beauty

Sun, 17 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This fun and rejuvenating workshop will cover making your own natural skincare, working with essential oils and packaging products for gifting. You will make, use and bottle to take home, up to 5...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sharpening Skills - Household, Craft & DIY Tools

Sat, 23 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This one day workshop will allow you to learn about sharpening a wide range of kitchen, household, diy and craft tools. Bring along your blunt tools and learn how to properly sharpen them...

£75

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More!

Sun, 24 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day including a...

£115

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All Levels

2 spaces available

Introduction to Wet Felting - Textured Rock Pool Wall Hanging

Sun, 24 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join feltmaker Louise Curnin for this workshop and get a real taste of the art of felt making. You will not only learn the basic skills needed to to make flat felt from...

£75

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Novice

5 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Rush Basket Weaving

Sat, 30 Mar 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil Otiv will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. You will handle and work with beautiful rustic rush to weave a small basket...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Wed, 3 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Fri, 5 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Blacksmith For a Day - Dragon Hooks & More!

Sat, 6 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A perfect opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with several creations from your day, including a...

£115

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 6 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 6 Apr 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Blacksmithing "Lite" - Techniques for Finer Work

Sun, 7 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is either the perfect opportunity for someone who's always wanted to have a go a blacksmithing but thought their biceps might not be up to the job, or someone who wants to...

£115

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sun, 7 Apr 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sun, 7 Apr 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Carve + Construct a Toy Automata in Wood

Sat, 11 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend an enjoyable day designing and creating a simple bird automaton including producing mechanical movement based on a simple crank. Under Susan's guidance you will learn: - How to carve and finish a...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Willow Structures for the Garden

Sun, 12 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Design and make your own willow structures, decorations and plant supports for the garden with willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson. During this day exploring the versatility of willow as decorative support, Jess will guide...

£85

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe - NEW DATE

Sun, 12 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

THIS IS A NEW DATE - REPLACES 9th MARCH This workshop will take place under our outside shelter but don't worry, the pole lathe will keep you warm! Chris Helliwell specialises in the...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Fire + BBQ Tools with Ramshead Handles

Sun, 19 May 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A rare opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing - working hot metal by hand and finding out how to create a ramshead handle. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and...

£115

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Try Your Hand at Letter Cutting in Stone

Thu, 23 May 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a great opportunity to get a taste for letter cutting in stone. Put chisel to stone to create V cut lettering and try your hand at relief lettering where the letter...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing - Sugar Spoons Using Sheet Metal

Fri, 24 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for this great day using traditional metalwork techniques to create dinky pewter spoons and scoops ideal for sugar, condiments or to give as a gift for a baby or...

£85

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All Levels

5 spaces available

Stone Carving - A Curlew or Swift in Flight, Carved in Relief

Fri, 24 May 2019 - Sat, 25 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Swifts and curlews are the iconic birds so long associated with Masham and the Yorkshire Dales. Capture one of these emblems of Yorkshire in stone with stone carver, Gaynor Pearson. Over two days,...

£160

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing - Sugar Bowls Using Sheet Metal

Sat, 25 May 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make this a two day pewtersmithing treat and book this workshop together with sugar spoons the day before! Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh to create a small sugar, trinket or pinch bowl using the...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Carve a Gazing Hare in Stone

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - Sat, 14 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Hares are the stuff of folklore. The moon gazing hare has long been a symbol of fertility and new life. So, whether you're trying your hand with a chisel on stone for the...

£230

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All Levels

5 spaces available

NEW

Bookbinding - Leather Wrap Books

Sun, 15 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kate Bowles makes handbound books using recycled papers and fabric. Join her to make your own leather wrap book. During this one-day workshop you will be introduced to the heritage craft of bookbinding...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Stone Carving - Nature in Relief

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - Thu, 19 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Nature has provided a source of inspiration for relief stone carvers for thousands of years. Whether it was symbols of fertility and renewal, the passage of the seasons, animals, birds, fish or flowers...

£160

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All Levels

6 spaces available

More Green Woodworking - Bowls Turning with a Pole Lathe

Sat, 21 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging, green (unseasoned) wood working techniques. The turning of wooden bowls on a foot-powered pole lathe is a craft that has been in use since...

£120

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Blacksmithing - Sculptural Flowers for the Garden

Sun, 22 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Forge your own gorgeous gifts on this hands-on day whether you are new to blacksmithing or want to try your hand at something different. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings forges and anvils and you...

£115

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Stained Glass Taster - Simple Leaded Glass Framed Mirror

Fri, 27 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a one day taste of what it's like to work in leaded stained glass. If you've always fancied having a go but want to dip your toe in on a smaller...

£85

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All Levels

4 spaces available

Stained Glass - Creating a Glass Panel

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - Sun, 29 Sep 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Using light and colour to depict images and stories, stained glass has illuminated our lives for centuries. This two day workshop will enable you to create your own stained glass panel roughly the...

£160

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All Levels

6 spaces available

Bias Plaited Baskets in Map Paper and Watercolour Paper

Wed, 9 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this one day workshop, Averil Otiv will help you explore the beauty and versatility of fibre basketry techniques. You will work with hand decorated heavyweight paper to create plaited baskets with various...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

Blacksmithing: Making a Dragon Candle Holder

Sun, 13 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An amazing opportunity to have a hands-on day of blacksmithing. Blacksmith/sculptor Adrian Wood brings with him anvils, tools and mobile forges and you will go home with a fabulous dragon candle holder design made...

£115

Info & Book

All Levels

3 spaces available

NEW

Sugar and Salt Scrubs for Eco Beauty

Fri, 18 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This fun and rejuvenating workshop will cover making your own natural skincare, working with essential oils and packaging products for gifting. You will make, use and bottle to take home, up to 5...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

8 spaces available

NEW

Feltmaking Without Seams - Decorative Vessels

Wed, 23 Oct 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to make a three dimensional felt vessel without seams using the resist wet feltmaking technique. Louise will guide you through the process of making your vessel with decoration inspired by a...

£75

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Intermediate

7 spaces available

Rag Rugging for Christmas - Trees + Wreaths

Wed, 6 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 3D textures that can be achieved with Rag Rugging means some really fabulous foliage and colour effects are possible. So, what better medium for a festive wreath that can go indoors or...

£75

Info & Book

All Levels

6 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Thu, 7 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Thu, 7 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

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All Levels

0 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing - Cuttlefish Casting, Jewellery + Stone Setting

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this 1 day workshop with pewtersmith Ella McIntosh, you will be creating a statement necklace or bracelet using the traditional and unusual metalwork technique of cuttlefish casting. You will be guided by...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

4 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

NEW

Pewtersmithing - Christmas Decorations using Cuttlefish Casting

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join pewtersmith Ella McIntosh for a fun day of creating cheerful festive decorations with a very unique medium. Create solid and sparkling pewter Christmas decorations for yourself or to give as a gift...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

7 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 9 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

Info & Book

All Levels

1 spaces available

Making + Using Handmade Paper

Wed, 13 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore some of the techniques involved in making fabulous handmade paper from scratch - make 10 sheets of paper with many different effects then gain ideas and techniques for using them. In the...

£75

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Thu, 14 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing - Hands-On Studio Day

Fri, 15 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You don't get many opportunities to experience the thrill of working with red hot glass with a professional glass maker. For the past thirty years Tim and Maureen Simon have created classic studio...

£295

Info & Book

All Levels

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Morning Session

Sat, 16 Nov 2019

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Glassblowing Taster - Baubles + Decorations - Afternoon Session

Sat, 16 Nov 2019

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fancy a short taste of what it's like to work with molten glass? Here is your chance to experience the thrill of glassblowing and working with red hot glass in the workshop of...

£145

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Novice

0 spaces available

Festive Willow - Wreaths + Decorations

Sun, 1 Dec 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Willow sculptor Jess Wilkinson will guide you through the process of designing and making a stunning willow wreath along with a range of smaller willow decorations - stars, hearts, mini reindeer and much...

£75

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All Levels

10 spaces available

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